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Marc Trestman's calendar includes Super Bowl parade


Marc Trestman performed well during his introductory news conference Thursday. The new coach of the Chicago Bears came across as spirited, eloquent -- and detailed.

And we're not kidding about the detailed part.

Bears general manager Phil Emery told reporters that during his interview, Trestman presented a 13-month calendar chronicling everything from daily practices to meeting times. He even included notes and due dates relating to the NFL's collective bargaining agreement, according to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times. Emery acknowledged this kind of work must have taken deep research after Trestman spent the past five years in the CFL.

Wait. So why a 13-month calendar?

"Up until the parade," Trestman said.

Translation: The Bears have just hired a coach precise enough to chart team movement, hour-by-hour, all the way up through next February, when he anticipates a Super Bowl victory march in the streets of Chicago.

"I'm going to make sure on a daily basis that every coach and every player -- with every bone in my body -- makes sure that our football team is completely interconnected. Where everyone understands, if it's one of us, it's all of us," Trestman said Thursday. "That will be the primary emphasis on a daily basis."

The Bears have found an original.

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